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Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto X Play vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime XMotorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)18Points
Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

09PointsSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)Compare Motorola Moto X Play X
Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)





64bit Quad



What's the better phone? Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)18 Advantages Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)vsGalaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
+1.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+2GB LPDDR333%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1.5GB LPDDR3
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
+1080x1920 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs540x960 pixels
+401 PPI82%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs220 PPI
Larger screen
+(back) 20.7MP159%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 7.1.1 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.1.1 Nougat is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3630 mAh40%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2600 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP52 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
eMMC 4.5vs+eMMC 5.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs+160 grams (5.6 ounces)6%
10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)22%
Dual-LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+Digital TV FullSegAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

22 Common items in both devices
16GB (10GB available)
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video only main camera / HDR photo only main camera
(front) 5MP
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
ModelMoto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
Other model namesMotorola Moto X Play XT1562 (Single-Sim), Motorola LuxGalaxy J2 Prime Duos TV G532MT (Dual-sim) 16GB
Country or region available(Europe)India(Global, International)
(Europe), India, (Global, International)
Release dateAugust, 2015November, 2016
Depth10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75 x 148 millimeters (2.95 x 5.83 in)72.1 x 144.8 millimeters (2.84 x 5.7 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported
System (OS)Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 7.1.1 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6737T (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405 550MhzARM Mali-T720 MP2
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 4.5
16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
Screen size5.5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~66% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels540x960 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI220 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksMotorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 19, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 41)
LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingMotorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMotorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.1µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraMotorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
TVNot supportedDigital TV FullSeg
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Fast battery charging
- Slow motion video
- Back covers various colors
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Pink
- Samsung Grace UX
- 3.5mm TV antenna
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3630 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 days720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (TV SM-G532MT 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.45W/kg (head) | 1.36W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.47W/kg (head) | 1.2W/kg (body)

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